Articles tagged “thoa”

No Vacation Nation: 41% of Americans Didn’t Take a Day off in 2015

No Vacation Nation: 41% of Americans Didn’t Take a Day off in 2015

Rafat Ali, Skift

Even as there is more awareness about benefits of time off, the overworked, under-vacationed, and under-traveled American remains a reality and the travel industry hasn't done much to band together and attempt to change it, despite some efforts by the U.S. Travel Association and brands like MasterCard and Expedia.

1 year ago

Travel Habits of Americans: 42 Percent Didn’t Take Any Vacation Days in 2014

Travel Habits of Americans: 42 Percent Didn’t Take Any Vacation Days in 2014

Rafat Ali, Skift

The overworked, under-vacationed and under-traveled American is a cliche, and 2014 was no different. Hopefully 2015 will see the travel industry band together to figure out better ways to get Americans to take a break; organizations like USTA and brands like MasterCard and Expedia are trying.

2 years ago

Travel Habits of Americans: Half of the Country Hasn’t Taken a Vacation Day Yet In 2014

Travel Habits of Americans: Half of the Country Hasn’t Taken a Vacation Day Yet In 2014

Rafat Ali, Skift

The overworked, under-vacationed and under-traveled American is a cliche, for a reason. This country needs to fix its vacation policies at work, and the travel industry needs to figure out better ways to get Americans to take a break.

3 years ago

Travel Habits of Americans: 61% of Android Users Have Booked Travel on Their Phones

Travel Habits of Americans: 61% of Android Users Have Booked Travel on Their Phones

Rafat Ali, Skift

Avid mobile users -- the early adopters on Android -- are booking a lot more on their devices now, and this number will only increase.

3 years ago

Travel Habits of Americans: Only 10 Percent of Americans Travel Frequently For Business

Travel Habits of Americans: Only 10 Percent of Americans Travel Frequently For Business

Rafat Ali, Skift

In a very mature business travel market like the United States, there is still a lot of growth left -- especially at the younger end of the market.

3 years ago

Travel Habits of Americans: Social Media Is the Least Popular Method of Customer Service

Travel Habits of Americans: Social Media Is the Least Popular Method of Customer Service

Rafat Ali, Skift

We are still in the very early days for social media as a customer service tool. The supposedly old-school tools in digital age -- the phone and the human -- both still matter a lot.

3 years ago

Travel Habits of Americans: Almost Half Didn’t Take a Single Day Off This Summer

Travel Habits of Americans: Almost Half Didn’t Take a Single Day Off This Summer

Rafat Ali, Skift

Americas are overworked, and not taking enough days off in summer for a long vacation, much to the detriment of the overall travel industry here in U.S.

3 years ago

Travel Habits of Americans: 63% of Adult Americans Have Not Traveled in Last Year

Travel Habits of Americans: 63% of Adult Americans Have Not Traveled in Last Year

Rafat Ali, Skift

U.S. doesn't just need BrandUSA to get international visitors to U.S., it needs a big get-out-and-travel marketing effort right in our own backyard. Of course weak-recovery economy doesn't help, whatever the marketing efforts may be.

3 years ago

Travel Habits of Americans: Only 13 Percent Traveled Abroad for Holidays in Last Year

Travel Habits of Americans: Only 13 Percent Traveled Abroad for Holidays in Last Year

Rafat Ali, Skift

The international travel habits of Americans remain anemic, but a positive way of looking at it: There is still a lot of potential for growth in America, and international destinations can do a lot more to incent Americans to travel.

3 years ago